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POSSIBLE Acquires Digital Agency Swift in the US

staging.lbbonline.com, 2 years, 10 months ago

Oregon-based collective joins WPP agency

POSSIBLE Acquires Digital Agency Swift in the US

WPP announces that its wholly-owned company, POSSIBLE, the global creative digital agency that is part of WPP Digital, has acquired The Swift Collective, Inc. (“Swift”) in the United States. 

Swift’s revenues for 2014 will be over US$13 million and its clients include HTC Corporation, Starbucks, Nestle USA and REI. Based in Portland, Oregon, Swift employs over 70 people. Swift is a digital agency that specializes in creative and strategy, branded content creation and social media. 

The acquisition continues WPP’s strategy of investing in fast-growing markets and sectors such as mobile and digital. WPP’s digital revenues (including associates) were over US$6 billion in 2013, approximately 35% of the Group’s total revenues of US$17.3 billion. WPP has set a target of 40-45% of revenue to be derived from digital in the next five